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The Scarlet Clue

Published 1945

Government agent Charlie Chan is investigating a spy ring intent on stealing radar plans, which leads him to a radio station in a building also containing a radar research facility.

Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Ben Carter, and Benson Fong

Mantan Moreland and Ben Carter perform a version of their nightclub routine.

A lack of a copyright notice in the film puts it in the public domain.

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Run time 65 minutes
Producer James S. Burkett
Production Company Monogram Pictures
Audio/Visual Mono, Black & White
Language English


Reviewer: jonfrum - favoritefavoritefavorite - May 23, 2011
Subject: Not the best Chan, but worth watching
An average later Chan. The setting isn't the greatest, but they do give you some behind-the-scenes at a radio studio. Most of the film is set inside a single building, so you dont' get the dramatic night lighting of some of the Chans. And this is another in a series of poorly-titles Chan movies - the scarlet clue might be a bloodstain, or it might just be a name pulled out of thin air - hard to tell. At least we get Mantan Moreland with his stage partner Ben Carter doing their double-talk act.
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